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the highest profile senate rate in the country between scott brown and elizabeth warren has turned into a flat out racial campaign with the republican incumbent running against his challenger just straight up on the basis of race. everybody has been reporting on this campaign as if that fact about it is normal, but it's really not normal. it's not even normal in a country where we still have native american football mascots. the brown campaign running on race got worse today. it's hard to believe, but it did. that story is ahead. producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. why not take a day to explore your own backyard? with two times the points on travel, you may find yourself asking why not, a lot. chase sapphire preferred. there's more to enjoy. look! she wears the scarlet markings! [ man ] out! your kind is not welcome here! nor yo
the highest profile senate race in the country between scott brown and elizabeth warren has turned into a flat out racial campaign with the republican incumbent running against his challenger just straight up on the basis of race. everybody has been reporting on this campaign as if that fact about it is normal, but it's really not normal. it's not even normal in a country where we still have native american football mascots. the brown campaign running on race got worse today. it's hard to believe, but it did. that story is ahead. >>> reelection campaign of scott brown of massachusetts is not afraid of stunts. it's like an ann colter column. except it's a senate campaign. so for example, earlier this month on the anniversary of occupy wall street, scott brown's staffers went to an elizabeth warren event and tried to deliver this cake to her. get it it? elizabeth warren is like an occupy activist. so she gets a cake from scott brown. their stunt was trying to deliver this melting sheet cake. they were so proud to have it they tweeted a picture of themselves trying to pull off the stunt. there's
to an elizabeth warren event and tried to deliver this cake to her. get it it? elizabeth warren is like an occupy activist. so she gets a cake from scott brown. their stunt was trying to deliver this melting sheet cake. they were so proud to have it they tweeted a picture of themselves trying to pull off the stunt. there's a long history of people trying to provoke their opponents so they do something embarrassing or damaging. if they could have that reaction while someone is filming, that would be great. what i'm about to show you is not that. it's not run of the mill politics. it's not delivering an unappealing sheet cake to your opponent which you find hilarious. this is different. here's the context. at last week's debate between scott brown and elizabeth warren, senator brown right out of the gate, before anything was discussed, first thing scott brown attacked elizabeth warren for being native american because he says, she looks white to him. >> she checked the box claiming she was a native american. clearly, she's not. >> scott brown is also a one-man racial litmus test. don't know if your
pocahontas, scott brown/elizabeth warren race. the increasingly nasty campaign and examine a few other head scratchers ahead on "now." . >>> andrew rosen is the fourth generation of rosenwatch tanks. find his mamly's hand made wooden tanks on roof tons. even today these tanks are shaped by hand with half century old tools. he says you don't throw out what works. you just build upon it. for more watch your business kwois sunday morning at 7:30 on msnbc. most of the pain i experience is in my knees. when i think of aspirin, i really think of it as that bottle in the back of my parents' medicine cabinet. finding bayer advanced was huge. i was really surprised by how well it worked. and i'd definitely use it again. put bayer advanced aspirin to the test for yourself at fastreliefchallenge.com. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses.
at 10:15. and elizabeth warren making headlines again, but do you remember this? >> in this country, who got rich on his own, nobody. you built a factory out there good for you, but i want to be clear, you moved your goods to markets on the roads to paid for. >> the woman who started the income envy debate with that rant. turns out she was getting paid by a steel company and that against the unions. could it be true? and that's not all. questions whether she's licensed to practice law. that is just one of our new at ten stories. and then we have barnes & noble. it's got a lighter and thinner e-reader. so, nicole, is the stock up? >> oh, yeah, the stock is up lighter, thinner, high def. you want 7 inches, you want 9 inches, want to be able to read in the dark and do you want a strong tablet at a lower price to compete with apple? this is the pitch and the stock is up 3%. stuart: and have you considered doing commercials, nicole. no, no, don't do that. >> not yet. stuart: the tou is indeed dead flat. we are at a 7 point gain, that's all we have got. 13-4 to be precise. we want to hear from
elizabeth warren lied about being native american. things got ugly this weekend when brown's campaign staff started taunting with racist chants. >> a boston television station says four of the people are member of scott brown's campaign staff. >> a boston television station says four of the people are member of scott brown's campaign staff. one reportedly works in brown's united states senate office. what are the grounds for firing in his office any way? brown says the chanting is certainly something i don't condone, but he doesn't stop there. he actually repeats the attack, which inspired his staffers in the first place. he says the real offense is that warren said she was white and then checked the box saying that she was native american. then she changed her profile in her law directory once she made her tenure. so brown doesn't want to talk about massachusetts' economy, education or health care. he's fixated on elizabeth warren's racial heritage. in fact, he's launching this new attack ad. and race is the first thing talked about the in debate. >> warren claimed she was a native america
: scott brown had been leading before the convention. now, looks like elizabeth warren has taken a lead! she's up 47.2% to 45.8% and clear politics average of all of the different polls. so that appears to be a real lead. well, one of the dumbest lines of attack i've ever seen is scott brown's folks have been going to for a long time now. she lied about being indian. we got her. i don't know what you got her on. she's not lying. her mother is part cherokee and she's also part delaware indian. so where's the lie? i don't get it. ha ha, she took advantage. no she never took advantage of it. what a weird weird campaign. now when you do that, by the way, it also shows i've got nothing on her. she's actually gonna fight wall street. she is going to represent you. so i'll make up some nonsense but it gets worse. so his staffers including staffers like greg casey and constituent service counsel richard, local republican activist garrett got together and did this at a brown event. yeah hey we got it. got it? beca
race in the country. republic scott walker is doubli down on his claim that challenger elizabeth warren lied about being native american. things got ugly this weekend when brown's campaign staff started taunting with racist chants. >> a bton television station says four of the people are member of scott browspa staff. one reportedly works in brown's united states senate office. what are the grounds for firing in his office any way? brown says the chanting is certainly something i don't condone,ut he doesn't stop there. he actuay repeats the attack, which inired histas fiple. he says the real offense is that warren said she was white and then checked the box sayg that she was native american. en s chaed h prole tenure.hee so brown doesn't want to talk about massachusetts' economy, educion or health care. he's fixated on elizabeth warren's racial heritage. in fact, he's lnching thisew atta a an race is the first thing talked about the in debate. >> warren claimed she was a native american, a person of color, and as you can see, she's not. i don't know, and neither do the viewers know, whe
in a bid to block elizabeth warren. incumbent senator scott brown has criticized her for claiming she is part mid-american without providing documentation. on the video, they are seen making gestures and chant during a rally of supporters. she says she is appalled by the footage. >> [indiscernible] >> those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. >> we welcome our listeners and viewers from around the country and the world. greek workers have launched their first general strike since the country's conservative-led coalition government came to power in june. greeks are converging today outside the parliament today in athens. protests are scheduled in over 60 cities. the nation's ports, airports, banks, schools, and tourist sites are all shut down. >> the european union will never be in europe for the workers then bent every country should fight to detach itself from the european union. that is the movement that should be taking place. >> thousands of people surrounded the parliament to protest austerity measures. t
says he does not condone the video that reportedly shows his staffers doing a to elizabeth warren's claim of cher row ski descent. two recent polls have shown warren pulling ahead. madonna said she was being ironic when she called president obama a black muslim. madonna said i know he is not a muslim and what if he were? the point i was making a good man is a good man. >>> as part of education nation we've been looking at the stories and challenges of students across our country especially those at risks and stats show many african-american boys from low income urban areas face the greatest danger. a series called save my son takes a look at what urban family face trying to keep their kids away from bad influences including abuse in their own homes. >> i had a conversation with her, some of that stuff is as fresh as if it happened yesterday. >> i remember too, where it was, she fell to the floor and she got grabbed. i think it was a toaster and hit him. and then she was like -- the kids are in the room. and then he looked up, hit her one more time and then stopped. i'll never forg
nure sownsnan t about massachusetts' economy, education or health care. he's fixated on elizabeth warren's racial heritage. in fact, he's launching this new atck ad. and race is the first thing talked about the in debate. >>arren claimed she was a nave arica aso cor, a as u can see, she's not. i don't know, and neither do the viewers know, whether in fact she got ahead as a result of the checking of the box. >> senator brown is ther tied or trailing in theatest polls, but he seems convinced this race issue will get him reelected. joining me is joan walsh, author of the book "what's the matter with white people?" great to have you with us tonight. i'm stunned at senator brown's office and their reaction to those chants. your thoughts on this. >> it's just another outbreak of frat boy conservatism. to go and mock someone's racial heritage like that and think that's okay. when i heard about the story, i thought, you know, they are some volunteers or overzealous republics. finout at fofm are on his staff, it's outrageous. but i was watching the debate and when he brought up this claim
one issue up there is painting elizabeth warren as native american. of course, she helped maybe create that issue, but is this the issue that is going to help him win? >> i think this is the beginning of a long campaign that he is going to run. the fact fors on the ground all argue in warren's favor. there are going to be -- >> bill: democratic registration -- >> exactly 7 or 8,000 new voters who didn't vote for scott brown back in the special election in 2010, because they just didn't come out to vote. now he has to do something to undermine her credibility. at the moment the polls are showing elizabeth warren on a pretty strong rise. so scott brown has to do something to change this race. and i think elizabeth warren demonstrated it is an issue of concern for her. she herself went up with a response ad hours after scott brown did, which tells me they believe that is something of concern. >> bill: yeah. and she had addressed it before, but she can't take any chances. all right. reid wilson, thanks for your time this morning. and thanks for all of those fre
-read opinion page. katrina vanden heuvel in "the washington post" writes this. elizabeth warren, the people's champion. >> i'm sorry, go ahead. go ahead. no, it's all right. i was just thinking about a joke i heard yesterday. go ahead. >> throughout the campaign, mark halperin, warren has delivered an unabashed populist message. she first made the common-sense case that no one succeeded alone. that successful businesspeople depend on what we've built together, an educated work force, roads and transport to deliver their products, a rule of law vital to working markets. this isn't a radical notion, but when adopted and badly phrased by president obama, it sparked the frenzied republican "we built it" campaign. warren will focus on the core issues and ask massachusetts voters to decide who is on their side. and if she wins, she'll not only lead a new generation of progressive reformers into the senate, but also begin to teach democrats how to fight for working people once more." mark? >> vanden heuvel, not ratner, on that. >> not ratner. >> we don't have ratner here to dispute. >> just to gam
been watching, that one in massachusetts between elizabeth warren and scott brown. republicans really need to be able to win that so they can actually net elsewhere. >> all right. so one thing, though, when it comes to the todd akin-clare mccaskill race, we're seeing the first mccaskill ad taking him to task about the legitimate rape comments. let's take a look. >> todd akin said he didn't like social security. on september 3rd, 2011, todd akin said medicare was unconstitutional. march 16th, akin said he wants to abolish the minimum wage and august 19th todd akin said only some rapes are legitimate. what will he say next? >> so, mark this is the first time she's used that about the legitimate rape comment. what strikes you about this ad in general? >> we knew it was coming and came pretty much minutes if not hours after we all knew that todd akin was officially going to remain in the missouri senate contest. the other thing i think is quite striking potentially more damaging ads that clare mccaskill could run with the republicans and mitt romney all saying that somehow todd akin neede
elizabeth warren there pushing the president further to the left. right w democrats he a choice to make about wheer thea pha message of get washington unstuck by giving us back unified control. if elizabeth warren's in the sena and scott brown isn't, you're going to see a lot of democrats in the senate. but if he wins massachusetts, if the president wins massachusetts by 20 points,cottwn c >>ah and that, again, is how a failed mitt romney campaign is going to pose a problem. >> i thought scott brown, his campaign brilliantly made a terrible mistake about this native american stuff. just terrible. and he's been a brilliant campaigner. >> you know, mike barnicle has said that that is actually a big issue up in massachusetts among working-class swing voters,ut kifem mf'88 and bush going to one flag factory too much, you know, dukakis made a mistake on theledge of allegiance deal and bush hammered it home. i thought, yeah. i think he's gone too far on at. atome of brown's people were doing a tomahawk chop and chanting. >> and his staff. >> come on. >> yeah, his staff. >> his senate staff. a
under elizabeth warren. elizabeth warren is the person generally credited with coming up with the idea of the cfpb and encourage the president to set up the agency. he did not choose her for the job. he did choose richard cordray in a sort of contentious appointment at the beginning of this yearhe this has been running it ever since. host: explain one thing for us. it reads that -- that's a reference to the fact that it's fairly new. i want to show you a clip from a house hearing last week where congressman japan's ruling question the credibility of the new agency. [video clip] >> you came before us six months ago as an unlawful appointee and six months later nothing has changed. dodd-frank has made you a very powerful appointee, but it has not made you a legitimate appointee, and it has not made you accountable. it is certainly not personal to you. but as long as this big legal cloud hangs over you and your agency, your credibility and efficacy of both you and your agency are compromised. >> i would say you have a tremendous credibility, particularly with college students you are help
, the federal trade commission was created to promote consumer protection and how elizabeth warren has picked up that challenge on behalf of us consumers and she's doing great up here. i'm in a couple of unions actually. and teamster mainly and i'm with -- >> stephanie: teamsters are hot. >> caller: yeah. they're the sexiest union in the country, i think. >> stephanie: i was at the dnc, a bunch of teamsters walked in, i got a little hot, i gotta tell you. >> it was a bit worrisome with her and scott brown for a time but -- i mean i think that -- >> stephanie: he's running on questioning her heritage? what? >> he doesn't have anything else. his voting record shows he's straight up, you know, republican. he's got a couple of bucks to trend. they gave him forevisibility sake. they'll give you a couple of bills to run on essentially like we got this down. that's a big part of it. >> stephanie: is this paul ryan being pro union? it seems like scott walker -- once football gets involved, everybody is really pro unio
. a senate race between scott brown and elizabeth warren is getting personal and is getting nasty. a new video shows brown ads doing the tomahawk rally meant to identify her as a member who studied at harvard. this woman's great, great, great grandmother is also in this. >>> benjamin franklin is apparently worth $3 million. the fbi agents found this piece in elton, maryland, and arrested a 46-year-old woman who previously worked as a housekeeper for those involved in the bust. the owner is hoping to have it restored. >> that's a lot of money. >> hopefully you can glue that back together. >>> you love the next story. we have heard about the futuristic cars that drive themselves. the "san francisco chronicle" has this story about the new law signed by governor jerry brown to make a law on driverless cars. google has been developing the technology and says the fleet of the 12-computer-controlled vehicles have gone more than 3,000 miles without an accident. that's a pretty impressive record there. >> it is. you can probably be accident-proof with the driverless cars, a lot better than we can
elizabeth warren who is -- when it comes to fighting for citizens. there is a lot to be said. >> jennifer: you put on your democratic hat. how would you say that he should answer that question? >> i'm so proud of what we've done. most people remember when the crisis happened, a lot of people were stock up on guns. we've done a great job of getting the market back. higher than it has been in four years. the economy is recovering, put more money in people's pocketbooks. >> jennifer: that's right. he's gotta double down. governor romney. democrats say that your entitlement reform ideas will further punish the most needy who are already suffering because of the republicans economic policies. how do you respond governor romney? governor romney, how do you respond? >> as we expected, the democrats have entirely demagogued the issue of entitlement reform. the fact is that we made the tough decisions. we've raised the eligibility age but we've also means tested it. we're saying people who have more should give ba
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